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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 6:26:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 18%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 03' South, Longitude: 150° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.32 meters/second, 1567.1 km/hour, 973.8 miles/hour or 846.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.23 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 26' 48.7"973.52 miWest0° 10' 14.2"11.73 miSouth973.25 mi
24 hours13° 42' 34.0"923.84 miEast3° 43' 08.1"255.69 miSouth951.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSun 8:26 AM503 km313 miles272 nmSouth S
RarotongaSun 8:26 AM1349 km838 miles729 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 8:26 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AlofiSun 7:26 AM2194 km1363 miles1184 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 7:26 AM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmWest W
Apia *Mon 8:26 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 10:26 AM2508 km1558 miles1354 nmSoutheast SE
NukualofaMon 7:26 AM2786 km1731 miles1504 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 6:26 AM3233 km2009 miles1746 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiMon 6:26 AM3364 km2090 miles1817 nmWest W

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